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Inca Trail 2 days 1 night

The Inca Trail is one of the most outstanding tourist destinations in southern Latin America, currently the 2-day and 1-night tour is one of the most demanded accesses by visitors, due to the particularity of its route, which makes a walk of 4 to 5. Hours, until you reach the Puerta del Sol, direct access to the Historical Sanctuary of Machupicchu, access is by Kilometer 104 on the train route that goes to the city of Aguas Calientes.

It is one of the most recommended walks to do among friends. Important considerations, to have an acceptable physical condition for the walk, also consider that the visit to the citadel takes place the next day. It is advisable to book in advance. We are here to help you.

Day 01: Cusco - Km 104 - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.

We started very early, we pick you up from hotel and you have transfer to the train station to get one train which leads up to the Km. 104, upon arrival, we started the guided walk for 02 to 03 hours toward the area of Chachabamba - Choquesuysuy; along the way we will appreciate the beautiful afforestation, combined with the ruins and archaeological sites, after a short break for lunch, we continue to walk toward to Wiñaywayna mountain, this place stands out for the beauty of architecture, enclosures for the cult of the water, and it is the ceremonial temple. After visiting the ruins, we will descend toward the Sun Gate or Intipunku, we can appreciate the beauty of nature surrounded by begonias, orchids and a diversity of flora and fauna. After an hour on the way we will be able to appreciate the first view of Machupicchu mountain and Huaynapicchu. The trekking was tired, the day is coming to an end, and we must take the bus down to Aguas Calientes town for recover energies and take a good rest for the next day.

WALKING DISTANCE: 10 kilometers.
WALKING TIME: 6 to 7 hours.
MINIMUM ALTITUDE: 2030 MASL.
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 2650 MASL.

Day 02: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Cusco

Very early after the breakfast we will begin trekking by road to Machu Picchu. Arriving at the Sanctuary, our guide will make a tour of the most important sectors of this beautiful Inca citadel. We will have approximately 02 hours guided tours we will visit the agricultural zone, consisting of sets of farming terraces, the urban area where they developed the main civil and religious activities. We will also visit the Intiwatana located in the highest part of the citadel, the Temple of the Sun, the condor and other important sectors. Later you will have free time to explore the city on your own. Around 13:00 hours, we will be taking again the bus back to Aguas Calientes where we will take the lunch. In the afternoon at time we must be at the train station for get one back to Ollantaytambo village, the journey takes 01 hours and 45 minutes. At your arrival our mobility will be waiting for transfer to Cusco. Arriving we headed to your hotel for your accommodation.

Summary

Day 01: Cusco – Km 104 – Machupicchu

  • We start with pick you up in your hotel.
  • Transfer to the railway station, to board the train to KM 104.
  • Journey for 03 hours, on the way they will observe the beautiful valley of Vilcanota river and the low jungle landscape.
  • Arriving our guide, is waiting to start the trekking.
  • First, will ascend for 03 hours to Chachabamba, where they appreciate beautiful afforestation of the area.
  • Cold Lunch on the way, a brief rest.
  • Continuing the ascent are headed towards Wiñayhuayna, for after 01 hour 45 minutes reach the Sun Gate or called Intipunku.
  • First sight of the wonder of the world MACHUPICCHU.
  • Immediately descend by bus to the Village of Aguas Calientes.
  • Accommodation at the designated hotel.
  • Dinner in tourist restaurant.

Day 02: Visit to Machupicchu - Return to Cusco

  • Very early start the ascent by bus to Machupicchu Sanctuary.
  • On arrival, you will appreciate the first rays of sunshine.
  • Guided visit in Machupicchu approximately 02 hours and half.
  • At the indicated time get off by bus to Aguas Calientes village.
  • Time to take lunch in a tourist restaurant.
  • At indicated time should go to the train station for you return to Ollantaytambo or Cusco.
  • Transfer to your hotel.

The Program Includes:

  • All transfer.
  • Ticket train to Km 104 (starting point of the Inca Trail).
  • Entrances to the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.
  • Food (01 box lunch + 01 lunch + 01 dinners, 01 breakfast).
  • 01 Night in hotel designated.
  • Professional guide.
  • Bus ticket from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes.

Does Not Include:

  • Extra Expenses.
  • Food only as indicated.
  • Walking sticks.
  • Entrance to Huaynapicchu.
  • Entrance to Hot spring.
  • Gratitude.

Recommendations:

  • Original passport to be presented in the entrance control to the Inca trail.
  • A backpack with enough clothes for the 2 days that lasts the walk.
  • Waterproof Jacket in case of rain (optional plastic ponchos).
  • Camera.
  • Walking shoes.
  • Optional, if you want to visit the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes.
  • A cap, sunscreen, mosquito repellents.

Additional Information:

  • All your personal information is required in order to proceed with your reservation.
  • The passenger must carry his own backpack during the Inca Trail.
  • If any eventuality the passenger cancels his service, or desists from continuing on the hike, will not be returned the 100% of the service, except the entrance to Machupicchu and the train ticket, from Aguas Calientes to Cusco).
  • The passenger must declare if he/she has any illness or personal treatment, and must bring his/her own medicine.
  • The agency will not be responsible for the natural problems (landslides) or other problems, in case of strikes and departures of the delayed train.
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